Rosa Franklin

Washington State Senator, 29th District, Democratic  



  • Gender
    Female

    Family
    Husband: James; 3 Children.

    Hometown
    Tacoma, WA

    Education
    Gynecorp Training Program, University of Washington, 1974
    MA, Social Sciences/Human Relations, Pacific Lutheran University, 1974
    BA, Biology/English, University of Puget Sound, 1968
    Attended, Good Samaritan Waverly Hospital School of Nursing, 1948.

    Professional
    Registered Nurse, retired.


    Political
    President Pro Tempore, Washington State Senate, 2001-present
    Senator, Washington State Senate, 1993-present
    Assistant Democratic Floor Leader, Washington State Senate, 2003
    Majority Whip, Washington State Senate, 1998
    Democratic Whip, Washington State Senate, 1997
    Representative, Washington State House of Representatives, 1991-1993.

    Congressional Membership
    Member, Joint Select Committee on Public Health Financing
    Member, Joint Select Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs.


    Organizations
    Member, Area Health Education Center Board, Western Region
    Advisory Board, Bates Technical College
    Advisory Committee, Cancer Screening Program for Targeted Populations
    Board Member, Cascade Regional Blood Services
    Member, Hunger Walk 1993
    Member, League of Women Voters, Tacoma/Pierce County
    Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    Member, Pierce County Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Walk
    Member, Safe Streets
    Member, South End Neighborhood for Family Safety
    Member, Tacoma Urban League.

Washington
Last Update
11/27/2009
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